Top 12 Trigs
Back in 2017, Dafydd organised a special trigpoint-themed walking festival in his hometown called Trigaron 17. All the walks involved reaching the five most prominent trigpoints near Tregaron and since then he's been fascinated by them.
Here are a list of his favourite trig points in the Cambrian Mountains of Wales with route details, images and apres-walk refreshments.
Pumlumon Fawr - Ponterwyd
The highest peak in the Cambrian Mountains and a great place both at sunrise through to sunset and beyond.
The George Borrow Hotel
Route details Images
Crugyn Ci - Elan Valley
Walk from the Victorian reservoirs and reach this summit that could do with come welcome company.
Cyrnau Bach - Devil's Bridge
This is a very quiet peak that can be approached from the world-famous village.
The Hafod Hotel
Drygarn Fawr - Abergwesyn
Probably one of the best of this bunch of if we had to choose. A sunrise walk is recommended, plus there are two routes.
Pen y bannau - Pontrhydfendigaid
Walks starts from the 12th Century Strata Florida Abbey, crosses the Afon Teifi and head up to the Iron Age hillfort.
The Red Lion Hotel
Y Gamriw - Llanafan Fawr
Summit surrounded by Bronze Age cairns and standing stones and open moorland awaits the adventurous.
The Red Lion
Garn Fawr - Tregaron
Meet at the Y Sgwâr and cross fields and streams to discover open moorland where summit towers of the town.
Tan y foel - Rhandirmwyn
Climb through the nature reserve emerging at a viewpoint with summit waiting for you in the distance.
Towy Bridge Inn
Hafod Ithel - Trefenter
On the western edge of the Cambrian Mountains and a place close to the sea as well as the heavens above.
The Hungry Ram
Crugiau Merched - Cilycwm
Bronze Age stone cairn looking over Cothi Valley and views over to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.
Neuadd Fawr Arms
Foel Fadian Dylife
Impressive peak with views over Glaslyn lake and to Pumlumon Fawr in the distance. Views of Cadair Idris too.
Y Star Inn